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Oregon Emergency Management Moves Under the Governor

Disaster Zone

This is effective July 1, 2022

New Report: Streamlining Emergency Management

Recovery Diva

A new report (44 pages) from RAND Corp for FEMA: Streamlining Emergency Management. “The U.S. emergency management system has met a number of increasingly difficult challenges in recent years, such as extended wildfire seasons, more intense storms, and of course an ongoing global pandemic.

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Using Per Protection Group SafeMode with Pure Cloud Block Store

Pure Storage

Disaster recovery—whether it’s in response to a ransomware attack or an on-premises data center failure—is an ever-present consideration on the minds of many IT teams today.

How The Development Of A Crisis Response Program Strengthens Resilience Management

Castellan

Article Originally Published on Forbes in May 2022. In your role as a board member or a member of your organization’s leadership team, it is your job to set and inspect the organization’s overall vision while also steering the company toward a sustainable future.

People Are Headed Back to Work

Disaster Zone

My train survey

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Book Review: The Continuing Storm: Learning from Katrina

Recovery Diva

Review of: The Continuing Storm: Learning from Katrina. Authors: Kai Erikson, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor Emeritus of Sociology and American. Studies, Yale University and Lori Peek, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Natural. Hazards Research Center, University of Colorado Boulder. Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin Texas. ISBN: ISBN: 978-14773-2433-2 (hbk); 978-1-4773-2434-9 (pbk); 142 pages; Paperback Price $27.95;Hardcover Hardcover Price $90.00.

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Uncomplicate Data Storage, Forever

Pure Storage

In the IT world, we witness rapid innovation every single day. But if you listen to the boots on the ground, it would seem one area tends to lag: data storage. . At Pure Storage®, we tend to disagree.

Disaster Zone Podcast: Integrating Technology into Rapid Damage Assessment and Recovery

Disaster Zone

It's time to move away from paper based systems

Award Announcement

Recovery Diva

Shirley Jensen, Cal State University at Long Beach, has created the Claire B. Rubin award, which is given to a notable graduate student each year. Here is the latest winner: Deputy Fire Chief Eleni Pappas in Los Angeles County

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How to Champion Your Business Continuity Program as an Executive Sponsor

BryghtPath

Are you an executive leader wondering how you can more effectively champion your business continuity and crisis management program across your organization?

FlashBlade//S and Evergreen: Future-proofing the Next Decade and Beyond

Pure Storage

Back in February, Rob Lee, CTO, Pure Storage, wrote about Why FlashBlade Is Truly Evergreen , and with our recent announcements around FlashBlade//S ® , it should be clear why building storage platforms designed for sustainability and scalability is so critical to our customers.

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)

Disaster Zone

Keeping up with the acronyms

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Environmental Racism: How Historic Redlining Continues to Affect Communities

The Rand Blog

Starting in the 1930s, neighborhoods across America were redlined—marked on government maps as too hazardous, as in, too Black or too immigrant, for federal home loans.

Say Hello to VOI: The Best Way to Assess the Value of Your BCM Program

BCM METRICS

There’s a good reason business loves the concept of return on investment (ROI); it expresses the worth of an activity in terms everyone understands: dollars. However, in evaluating intangible assets such as a business continuity program, it’s more helpful to look at VOI, or value on investment.

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Cloud Data Security Challenges, Part 1: Gaining Visibility

Pure Storage

There’s a good reason cloud security has become the fastest-growing segment of the security market: Companies are realizing that their data isn’t necessarily secure just because it’s in the cloud and behind the shield of a major hyperscaler/cloud provider. .

Wow! Eight Emergency Management Jobs

Disaster Zone

All in one department

Civilian Casualties: Lessons from the Battle for Raqqa

The Rand Blog

The United States' emphasis on minimizing civilian harm in Raqqa, Syria, was quite clear and strong up and down the chain of command. But the way in which the U.S. military waged war in Raqqa too often undercut that commitment. The Pentagon asked RAND to find out what happened

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Improving Animal Rescue Response Times through WIRES

everbridge

Everbridge’s xMatters Digital Service Availability Platform is Improving Animal Rescue Response Times through WIRES in Australia. Australia Flood Disaster 2022.

Real Storage as a Service vs. B.S. (Broken Subscriptions)

Pure Storage

In the storage industry today, everyone is talking about delivering a service. I’ve previously written about subscriptions vs. as-a-service models.1 In short: Subscriptions start with financial discussions (CAPEX vs. OPEX).

What Is a Dereliction of Duty?

Disaster Zone

Acts of omission and perhaps commission

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War of the Worlds: How Cognitive Dissonance and Repression Shape Russian Perceptions of the Conflict in Ukraine

The Rand Blog

Cognitive dissonance theory offers a compelling explanation for one of the confounding phenomena emerging from the war in Ukraine—Russians who refuse to believe their Ukrainian family members' lived experiences of the war.

Considering robotic process automation to enhance your business resilience? Here are some key considerations

Plan B Consulting

Robotic process automation can bring resilience advantages to mission-critical IT and business processes but its introduction requires wider business planning. Here Ravi Dirckze looks at key considerations on the path to effective business automation.

Adaptation or Extinction. How’s Your Storage Vendor Doing?

Pure Storage

The greatest existential threat is the lack of adaptation. Once upon a time, giant apes roamed Southeast Asia. Believed to have stood 10 feet tall and weighed around 1,000 pounds, Gigantopithecus is gone now.

New Corona Vaccines Likely Coming in the Fall

Disaster Zone

Trying to target existing and future variants

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Windows 11 Security: What’s New?

Unitrends

Threat actors capitalized on the shift to hybrid work by launching massive attacks on end users and remote applications. Microsoft Windows, being a leader in the desktop OS and SaaS markets, was a prominent target.

Exciting new features available in Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud 22.06

Acronis

This June release of Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud 22.06 is particularly exciting. It not only introduces new features that will help MSPs deliver better service and value to their clients, but also enables them to automate routine tasks via brand-new, out-of-the-box scripting.

Ahead of the holiday weekend, NFPA offers tips to stay safe in short-term rentals, hotels, and elsewhere

National Fire Protection Association

This Fourth of July weekend, nearly 48 million Americans are expected to travel, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA).

Competence or Character, Which is More Important?

Disaster Zone

What about judgment

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Russia's Ambitions and the War in Ukraine: Q&A with Dara Massicot

The Rand Blog

Dara Massicot is a senior policy researcher at RAND who specializes in Russian military strategy. In this interview, she discusses Russia's war in Ukraine, its incorrect assumptions about Ukraine's will to fight, and how hard it's going to be for Russia to restore its military capabilities

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Your first steps to closing the cybersecurity talent gap

Acronis

According to the 2021 (ISC)2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study, while the cybersecurity workforce gap is closing globally, it is growing in North America. As of June, 2022, over 400,000 cybersecurity professionals are needed in this region.

Thinking In Systems Make it Simple

Business Continuity Today

Complexity bias is a logical fallacy that leads us to give undue credence to complex concepts. Faced with two competing ideas, we are likely to choose the most complex one.